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This one had its world premiere spin by the Dutch superstar Dj himself a month ago at Club FG and has, ever since, been haunting us in the sleep. It got picked up just a few days ago again to walk the great corridors of BBC Radio 1 and Pete Tong’s Essential Selection. We have recently received word that this smasher will be dropping anytime now. Laidback Luke has had the honor of remixing Benny Benassi’s Cinema, featuring the soulful voice of Gary Go, and has, with a golden touch in his hands and a pounding beat at his mercy, turned the original into one massive track!

/Jesper & Anton

This amazing piece has been on many wanted lists for quite some time now after having been hammered by Luke himself in his sets lately as well as getting a spin by Pete Tong in his Essential Selection. Label owner Laidback Luke teams up alongside well-known Steve Aoki to produce an absolute smasher! It’s called Turbulence and features a cool vocal from Lil Jon. It’s available now on the well-known imprint, Mixmash Records!

Laidback Luke & Steve Aoki feat. Lil Jon – Turbulence [Mixmash Records] – Beatport Link


Famous for his Satisfaction, Benny Benassi’s smashing remix of The Japanese Popstars and their tremendous Song For Lisa has landed. It’s been an eagerly-anticipated dancefloor killer in his sets for close to a year now and the release couldn’t be more congenial. Representing the prestigious London-based EMI Records, Benassi’s version, headlining this release, has and will surely make big splashes in the digital pond. After having walked the great corridors of BBC Radio 1 and the Essential Selection a total of three times, Pete Tong and Paul Rogers‘ remix has finally arrived as well, accompanying the renowned Italian in this deluxe package.

The Japanese Popstars – Song For Lisa (Benny Benassi and Tong & Rogers Remixes) [EMI Records] – Beatport Link

The Japanese Popstars – Song For Lisa (Benny Benassi Remix)
The Japanese Popstars – Song For Lisa (Tong & Rogers Remix)


After getting a world exclusive spin by Tiesto himself in his Club Life and with his amazing remix of On & On on the shelves, Alex Lamb proves yet again himself worthy of recognition! Going from sensitive, sweeping sounds to a defined, hardhitting piece in his latest remix for Virtual Vault and his track called Offshore, I’m not surprised over the impact Lamb has made lately. It’s available now on Black Hole Recordings!

Virtual Vault – Offshore (Alex Lamb Remix) [Black Hole Recordings] – Beatport Link


With the tremendous Blow Up on the shelves, Hard Rock Sofa continue to expand their prestigious discography by presenting their next release called New Philosophy. The first stage of the expected journey of the track is an instrumental release of the original along with a massive instrumental version from Swanky Tunes as well which both are available now on U-Boot Recordings. The second package is represented by two remixes from Greg Cerrone and St. Brothers, due to be released in a few weeks. These Russian fellows have lots of things coming up and are definitely worth keeping an eye out for!

Hard Rock Sofa – New Philosophy (Incl. Swanky Tunes Remix) [U-Boot Recordings] – Beatport Link

Hard Rock Sofa – New Philosophy (Instrumental Mix)
Hard Rock Sofa – New Philosophy (Swanky Tunes Instrumental Remix)


Not only is his label scampering away to the sky with a few major releases coming up, his solo career seems to be following that same path. Hailing from the United Kingdom and the high quarter of admirable Funkagenda with a new epic EP for the renowned Toolroom Records. Warped and sweeping sounds coming together in one epic piece, called Budgie, headlining this deluxe package, fresh out from the brilliant mind of the veteran. Accompanying this grand lead single is a track called The Beta Set, packed with twisted beats compiled in one major production.

Funkagenda – Budgie / The Beta Set EP [Toolroom Records] – Beatport Link

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The most distinguished Dj and producer within the tech and techno scene, Sébastien Léger is presenting yet another brilliant track of his. It’s called Origines and is the first single in his forthcoming album with the same name to be presented. Any date for the album hasn’t been announced yet but hopefully a few more countdown single releases can be expected. This lead single is available now on his very own Mistakes Music.

Sébastien Léger – Origines [Mistakes Music] – Beatport Link


With the Winter Music Conference on the doorstep, Whartone Records is kickstarting this years Miami festivals with a collection of amazing tech and progressive tracks compiled in one big release going under their release concept The Sound of Whartone. It features 16 full-scale tracks from label owner Sonny Wharton as well as from Richard Dinsdale, Ant Brooks, Dirty Secretz, Jerry Rekonius, Digital Impression and many others!

The Sound of Whartone – Miami 2011 Compilation – Beatport Link

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He’s been one of the major fellows in the industry for quite some time now and being a part in the manufacturing of Leave The World Behind was yet another big step in the right direction for the superstar Dj from the Netherlands. Not only has his solo career scampered away into the sky, his very own label, Mixmash Records, has, ever since getting kickstarted back in late 2007 with releases such as Rocking With The Best and Be, also reached a high amount of success and has been a big part of discovering new artists in the scene such as Sandro Silva. Laidback Luke is known for his incredible sense for music in general and his show on Friday, March 11th will most likely be splendid specimen of that. We have, however, the honor of having a few tickets which you guys are able to participate in the running for. All you have to do is to send your answer to this simple question, located here below, to and mark it by ”Laidback Luke tickets”. The mail must include the right answer, your name and your mobile phone number to go through, edge your pencils and start answering!

Question: What is his new single alongside Steve Aoki called?

When: 11th of March, 22:00 – 03:00 March 12th (GMT+1)
Where: Slagthuset, Jörgen Kocksgatan 7A in Malmö, Sweden
Main Act
: Laidback Luke
Warm-up Acts: Husarrest, Joseph Shirazi, Andres Nilsson, Freddie Deville and Joey Massa
Age: 18+

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Three winners will get two tickets each. The winners will be presented next weekend!

/Anton & Jesper

After having successfully dropped his latest instalment on Sondos a few weeks ago, Richard Grey is now topical with yet another smashing track, this time alongside the Düsseldorf producers, Plastik Funk. With the Winter Music Conference just around the corner, this one will surely breach new territories for all of them. Going from massive synth lines to punchy club beats has become his mark lately and we can undoubtedly say that Grey’s Miami mix will be killing it over there next month! Any release info hasn’t been announced yet so stay tuned and enjoy the wonderful rhythms coming from the Ibiza-based producer.